iD Additives Inc., a North American supplier of additives to the plastics industry, has named CCC Plastics as its distributor throughout Canada for its lines of foaming agents and purging products. Based in Mississauga, Ont., CCC Plastics was already the…
DowDuPont’s Specialty Products division has named three outstanding scientists as 2017 Pedersen Award Medalists, which is given in recognition of individuals who have made technical contributions that have delivered significant value to customers. Paul Fagan, of Wilmington, Delaware, is being…
Plastics sheet manufacturer and thermoformer Spartech LLC is shuttering its factory in Ripon, Wisconsin and eliminating almost half of the positions at its plant in Greenville, Ohio.
LaRocque worked for M. Holland Canada in various sales, application development, and market manager roles from October 2004 through June 2015. From June 2015 onward, he served as president of Toronto-based blown film packaging supplier Al-Pack Enterprises Ltd.
DuPont Teijin makes high-end PET films, as well as polymers, used for solar panels and medical equipment.
The purchase represents Aurora Plastics’ initial expansion into the TPE market.
Alternative Rubber & Plastics Inc., an Amherst, N.Y.-based raw material supplier, has changed its name to ARP Materials.
The new unit will have annual production of almost 900 million lbs of Elite-brand enhanced PE and more than 3 billion pounds of new ethylene. More than 1 billion lbs of ethylene capacity are expected to be added to that unit.
Swiss chemical maker Clariant AG and U.S.-based Huntsman Corporation have reconfirmed their intention to merge in replying to an open letter from Clariant’s largest stakeholder criticizing the $20 billion deal.
Germany-based BASF said the purchase will complement its engineering plastics portfolio and expand its involvement in the transportation, construction, industrial applications, and consumer industries.
The newly-merged DowDuPont chemical company will make what it calls “targeted adjustments” between its Materials Science and Specialty Products divisions to “better align these businesses with the end markets they serve.
Chemical company Sabic has inaugurated a new polypropylene (PP) pilot plant in Geleen, the Netherlands, and also announced plans for new state-of-the-art PP extrusion facility to be built at the same location. An opening ceremony for the pilot plant and…
Innofil3D BV will play a “central role” in its production of filaments for 3D printing, BASF said.
Campine, headquartered in the city of Beerse, provides lead, antimony, and flame retardant masterbatch solutions.
Germany polymer supplier Covestro has announced managerial changes in its polyurethanes and coatings, adhesives, specialties segments. Effective September 1, 2017, Dr. Markus Steilemann, who has been chief commercial officer with the board of management responsible innovation, marketing and sales, will…
The new PPS plant will be located in the Hungarian city of Nyergesujfalu at the European headquarters of Toray’s U.S. subsidiary Zoltek Inc.
The U.S.-based compounder will build a 15,000-square-meter production facility in Germany that will also house a new European centre for plastics research and development.
The new facility, which will employ approximately 200 research and development employees, will focus on silicone science and organic chemistry, housing both lab and office space.
In a move that will further increase its presence in Australia, U.S.-based masterbatch supplier Ampacet Corporation has opened a new masterbatch production facility in Dandenong, Australia – near Victoria – that will manufacture custom colours and additives. In a statement,…
Called BASF 3D Printing Solutions GmbH, the group company will collaborate with researchers and application engineers from BASF and external partners, BASF said.